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When it comes to saving Central Square arts, zoning is probably not the tool, planner says

...a few people pointed to the potential seen in the MIT Museum, which will leave 265 Massachusetts Ave. for Kendall Square as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology revamps its East Campus. Interest in...

    When it comes to saving Central Square arts, zoning is probably not the tool, planner says
    Though the idea of creating and preserving spaces for the arts in the Central Square Cultural District has widespread support, trying to do it through zoning has limitations, a city official warned Wednesday.
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A sarpech is a traditional Indian ornament us...

A sarpech is a traditional Indian ornament used mainly by noblemen on the fronts of their turbans. On the back is a shaft to hold a feather, so the wearer can add even more panache to their look. Twelve different gems adorn this ornament, nine of which form the standard combination of the talismanic navaratna. Object: Indian, Turban Ornament (Sarpech) (detail), 19th century, white nephrite jade base, with gems set in gold, and a gilded metal pin.

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    A sarpech is a traditional Indian ornament used mainly by noblemen on the fronts of their turbans. On the back is a shaft to hold a feather, so the wearer can add even more panache to their look....
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Switch up your Saturday by coming to our Satu...

Switch up your Saturday by coming to our Saturday Open Studio: Objects of Power! In collaboration with Polly Thayer Starr Artist Peter Evonuk, this hands-on art project takes inspiration from sculpture to create beautiful paintings. Mark your calendars: http://bit.ly/2Gol4cx

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    Switch up your Saturday by coming to our Saturday Open Studio: Objects of Power! In collaboration with Polly Thayer Starr Artist Peter Evonuk, this hands-on art project takes inspiration from...
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Summer is almost here—have you planned your v...

Summer is almost here—have you planned your vacation yet? Look no further than the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum! Full of art, history, and culture, our Museum has something exciting for the whole family. Plan your visit now: http://bit.ly/2DoIb9y

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    Summer is almost here-have you planned your vacation yet? Look no further than the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum! Full of art, history, and culture, our Museum has something exciting for the whole...
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#TransformationTuesday Every Tuesday, our hea...

#TransformationTuesday Every Tuesday, our head of horticulture, Stan Kozak, and his expert team go out and spruce up the Courtyard. New species are brought in every month, which requires meticulous planning to make sure the plants are ready for their debut. 🌿

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    TransformationTuesday Every Tuesday, our head of horticulture, Stan Kozak, and his expert team go out and spruce up the Courtyard. New species are brought in every month, which requires meticulous...
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Boston Center for the Arts shared PBD Events'...

PBD Events knows how to throw a party! From the tiniest detail to the limitless soft-seating, they know how to transform the #cyclorama. Thank you for your continued support! Purchase your tickets for the BCA Ball & Disco Under the Dome today! https://bcaonline.secure.force.com/donate/?dfId=a0n4100000O2aVTAAZ

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    PBD Events updated their cover photo.
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We were shocked and saddened to hear about th...

We were shocked and saddened to hear about the death of S. J. Brooks. S. J. was a valued member of the BCA staff when he worked here in 2012 as a member of our Visual Arts team. He was a kind-hearted, generous, and wonderfully creative person with a deep commitment to his work in the community. We extend our sincerest condolences to S.J.'s family and friends during this horrible time. https://www.google.com/amp/boston.cbslocal.com/2018/05/21/cougar-attack-victim-sj-brooks-washington-seattle-boston/amp/

    Victim In Deadly Washington State Cougar Attack Had Boston Ties
    SEATTLE (CBS/AP) - The mountain biker killed in a vicious cougar attack in Washington State over the weekend studied and worked in Boston in recent years. S.J. Brooks., a 32-year-old Seattle resident, was killed after encountering the cougar with another mountain biker during a morning ride in the foothills near North Bend.
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2 days ago

New England Conservatory is with Elise Kolle ...

Jordan Hall is perhaps a tad quieter this week after the pomp and circumstance of Commencement weekend, but the music continues! In today's #MusicMonday release, Emily Mariko Eng '18 MM conducts the NEC Wind Ensemble in "Music for an Indian Summer," composed by late #NECfaculty member Daniel Pinkham and featuring Elise Kolle '18 on harp. Emily and Elise both graduated yesterday—big congratulations to both of them, and to all of our #NECclassof18 graduates! 🎓🎉

    New England Conservatory
    Jordan Hall is perhaps a tad quieter this week after the pomp and circumstance of Commencement weekend, but the music continues! In today's #MusicMonday release, Emily Mariko Eng '18 MM conducts the...
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2 days ago

When you visit the Veronese Room, be sure to ...

When you visit the Veronese Room, be sure to look up! Crowned with flowers of Cupid in a court of gods and goddesses, The Coronation of Hebe was a subject fit for the queen of Fenway Court. 👑 Image: Studio of Paolo Veronese, The Coronation of Hebe, 1580-1589, oil on canvas.

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    When you visit the Veronese Room, be sure to look up! Crowned with flowers of Cupid in a court of gods and goddesses, The Coronation of Hebe was a subject fit for the queen of Fenway Court. 👑 Image:...
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2 days ago

Devour Tacos, Jumbo Pretzels, and Key Lime Martinis Near Symphony Hall Tonight

...ceviche tonight. Two Saints Tavern and Dos Diablos Taco Bar are opening in adjoining spaces (52 Gainsborough St., Fenway) on Monday, May 21, as Boston Magazine reports. The restaurant duo includes a beer...

    Devour Tacos, Jumbo Pretzels, and Key Lime Martinis Near Symphony Hall Tonight
    Diners in the Symphony area can feast on tacos, beer, and ceviche tonight. Two Saints Tavern and Dos Diablos Taco Bar are opening in adjoining spaces (52 Gainsborough St., Fenway) on Monday, May 21, as Boston Magazine reports. The restaurant duo includes a beer hall atmosphere and a taqueria, with no shortage of snacks and booze to go around.
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3 days ago

A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy

Standing Waves Series with Aki Onda from 4 to 6 p.m. at The MIT Press Bookstore, 301 Massachusetts Ave., in The Port neighborhood near Central Square. Free, with a suggested donation of $5 to $10.

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“The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love” with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free.

Skip the Small Talk from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Aeronaut Brewing, 14 Tyler St., near Union Square, Somerville. Admission is $10 for this 21-plus event.

Malcolm Mooney and Herbcraft from 8 to 11 p.m. at First Church Somerville UCC, 89 College Ave., between Davis and Powder House squares in Somerville. Tickets are $12 (or $13.41 with the online service fee).

Jelly: Women in Comedy Night from 9:30 to 11 p.m. at ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Central Square. Tickets are $10.

Fresh Dance Friday with ProviDance Project from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Green Street Studios, 185 Green St., Central Square. Free.

    A week of events in Cambridge, Somerville: Impeachment, sacred spaces, Jelly comedy
    "The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love" with Marilyn Yalom from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square. Free. Scholar Marilyn Yalom explains the history of the two-lobed heart symbol from scripture and tapestry to T-shirts and text messages, shedding light on how we have expressed love since antiquity.
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Isabella disliked the mausoleum-like spaces o...

Isabella disliked the mausoleum-like spaces of American museums of her time, thus she designed the flower-filled courtyard you see today!

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    Isabella disliked the mausoleum-like spaces of American museums of her time, thus she designed the flower-filled courtyard you see today!
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Congrats, Class of 2018! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Not sure what...

Congrats, Class of 2018! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Not sure what to get your grad student? Look no further than the Gardner Museum! Spend a day catching up by the Courtyard or pick up something special for them in our gift shop. Visit us today: http://bit.ly/2GaSmAa

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Congrats, Class of 2018! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 Not sure what to get your grad student? Look no further than the Gardner Museum! Spend a day catching up by the Courtyard or pick up something special for them in our...
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Isabella loved modern dance, and even invited...

Isabella loved modern dance, and even invited American dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis to perform at the Gardner Museum in 1908. This caused quite a scandal, as Ruth danced barefoot! 😱

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Isabella loved modern dance, and even invited American dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis to perform at the Gardner Museum in 1908. This caused quite a scandal, as Ruth danced barefoot! 😱
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We’ve been head-over-heels for Fra Angelico l...

We’ve been head-over-heels for Fra Angelico lately (can you blame us?) but our art collection has many more Madonnas to behold! This 16th century painting has similar radiating gold lines like the ones in Fra Angelico’s reliquaries, but the bright color palette and botanical imagery put this painting in a category all on its own. Image: After Martin Schongauer, The Virgin and Child of the Rose Bower (detail), mid 16th century, oil on panel.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    We've been head-over-heels for Fra Angelico lately (can you blame us?) but our art collection has many more Madonnas to behold! This 16th century painting has similar radiating gold lines like the...
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WGBH's Jim Braude and Arts Editor Jared Bowen...

WGBH's Jim Braude and Arts Editor Jared Bowen feast their eyes (and their stomachs!) on cuisine at our very own Café G! Join their field trip to the Gardner Museum and take in the visual and culinary experience: http://bit.ly/2LfrzC6

    Man Date: Jim And Jared's Delicious Adventure At The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    What's not to love about an edible still life? Jim Braude joined WGBH Arts Editor Jared Bowen for a field trip to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to experience all of the art they have to offer: both visual and culinary.
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